Blog Profile / Chris Brogan

Filed Under:Technology / Social Media
Posts on Regator:773
Posts / Week:1.9
Archived Since:April 6, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Stamping Your Digital Passport

People tell me they’re too busy. When I dig into what they’re doing, especially online, it’s a lot of “noise” but not a lot of signal. No one seems happy and everyone seems harried, and yet, people keep adding to their own problems. Think About Vacations and Passports Imagine traveling to a different country. Show More Summary

YOU Make Yourself Busy

When people tell me “I know you’re probably really busy,” I always answer that I’m not. For unknown reasons, 100% of people laugh when I say that. I think they think I’m being funny or silly or sarcastic. But it’s true. I’m not busy. I’m blessed. YOU Make Yourself Busy I like playing video games. […] The post YOU Make Yourself Busy appeared first on

Mike Vardy on Productivity

I really enjoyed talking to Mike Vardy about productivity in this latest episode of my podcast. If you’re not a regular listener, be sure to stay for the part after the credits: Continue Reading The post Mike Vardy on Productivity appeared first on

Name Your Business

I was sent this nifty infographic about ways to name your business from the folks at Namergy. I get sent infographics all the time and I usually just delete the emails, but this one was fun. I really liked how it was at once simple, and yet pointed to the myriad ways one can arrive […] The post Name Your Business appeared first on

Health Care is Broken – How Modern Business Practices Might Fix It

So I cut my foot. I’m not really sure how. I was cleaning up some stuff in my house and slashed my foot on who-knows-what? The cut is about an inch across and maybe 1/8 deep. Pretty deep. Scalpel deep. Now what? Health Care is Broken...Show More Summary

What do YOU Sell?

I had a great talk today with a bunch of really smart folks. I recorded it so you could see it and learn a bit more about how people communicate their value to others. You’ll see that it’s interesting how people explain what they do and how they explain whether buyers KNOW they need the […] The post What do YOU Sell? appeared first on

Look Up

It’s so easy to get mired in what’s wrong, what isn’t working, just how BUSY you are. But you have to look up. You have to see that big expansive sky. And you have to take big deep breaths. Look Up I was feeling a bit gloomy for the last few days, I’m going to […] The post Look Up appeared first on

Jason Zook on Selling His Future

Super excited to talk with Jason Zook about his new Buy My Future project. This one’s interesting. For $1000, Jason is selling a whole bunch of his existing projects, but also all future projects. You can get courses, software, live events, private groups, etc. Show More Summary

LinkedIn Reputation Management with John Nemo

When it comes to LinkedIn, there are pretty much three people I listen to, but only one has ever dropped new business right in my lap the way John Nemo did. It’s because of this that I sat down with John to ask him a lot of questions about LinkedIn reputation management and how to […] The post LinkedIn Reputation Management with John Nemo appeared first on

A Fun Talk about Podcasting

I spoke with some really smart and wonderful people about podcasting. Here’s the video: Can’t see the video? Click HereContinue Reading The post A Fun Talk about Podcasting appeared first on

Thoughts on Depression

Twice in a handful of days people came up to me at an event and told me that they were grateful for the posts I’d shared about my own experiences with mild clinical depression. I’m sharing these links to those posts, in case you find yourself in that situation, or if you are trying to […] The post Thoughts on Depression appeared first on

If it Ever Seems Quiet Around Here

You know, if you’re ever thinking that it’s a bit quiet around here, that’s because “here” is just part of the story. I thought I’d show you around the empire. In case you were wondering. The Chris Brogan / Owner Media Empire Well, you know about Continue Reading The post If it Ever Seems Quiet Around Here appeared first on

Charlie Gilkey on Small Business and Productivity

I live a very lucky life and get to talk with lots of really smart people. I had a great chat with Charlie Gilkey about his book, The Small Business Life Cycle. We also talked about his projects and business at his site Productive Flourishing,...Show More Summary

The Rich Employee by James Altucher

My friend, James Altucher has launched his new book, The RICH Employee. I’m so jazzed about it because this book is part of the Choose Yourself series and so wonderful. We did a Blab Video James and I did a video interview using the new Blab platform. You can watch it all here: Continue Reading The post The Rich Employee by James Altucher appeared first on

Fast Project Recipe – Launch a Content Marketing Platform

As you know, I recently launched OwnerFUEL. It’s the media portion of my company, Owner. I wanted to share with you just how simple it was to launch, and what we did to get it up and running. I’ll tell you right up front that a lot of...Show More Summary

In Praise of Square Photos – or Why Instagram Had it Right

The tech world is awash with excitement because Instagram (over 300 million users) now supports photos and video uploaded in traditional landscape and portrait mode, instead of just square. Oddly, I think Instagram did the mobile web a favor by pushing for us to upload in the square format. Show More Summary

Thinking about podcasting?

You don’t want to miss the Podcasting Workflows I put together over on OwnerFUEL. That is all.Continue Reading The post Thinking about podcasting? appeared first on

OwnerFUEL is Live

I’m happy to report that we just launched OwnerFUEL as the media property supporting Owner Media Group. OwnerFUEL is the “parent” of all the various media efforts we have created. Let me explain the plan. OwnerFUEL is Business, Marketing, and Sales Advice for You My site,, is built as a kind of hybrid. Show More Summary

The Next Event I Might Run

As the co-founder of PodCamp, it was interesting to participate at the most recent PodCamp Pittsburgh (this is their tenth running of the event). I was nearly surprised that nine years later, we’re still talking about which microphone to use and how to monetize a podcast. Show More Summary

Are You Outsourcing Your Thinking

It’s interesting how I hear the same words from many mouths. Over and over. Someone will have an idea, and then others will echo that idea. In the process, I have this feeling that people are outsourcing their thinking. Outsourcing your...Show More Summary

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